Thursday, March 7, 2013
CELEBRATING SERVICE | COUNTYWIDE – Nominate those who make a positive impact on education, health, culture or the environment through their service to United Way’s annual Community Service Awards. March 12 deadline. $30-40 nomination fee. 372-8026, www.volunteermontereycounty.org/CSA.
THURSDAY 3 | 7
LOAN DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS | SALINAS – Val Dolcini, the state director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, presents on the federal loan discrimination claims process. Hosted by the Monterey County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. 11:30am-1:30pm. Grower’s Pub, 227 Monterey St. $20, includes lunch. 566-2733, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY 3 | 9
PET CARE | SALINAS – Learn about volunteer opportunities to help care for pets and find them permanent homes at this Salinas Animal Services open house. 10am-1pm. 144 Hitchcock Road. Free; register in advance. 758-7285, email@example.com.
EMPOWERING WOMEN | MONTEREY – The Women’s Empowerment Project offers tips on entrepreneurship, personal finance, career development and leadership. Earthbound Farm co-founder Myra Goodman, County Supervisor Jane Parker and author Riane Eisler present, along with other community and business leaders. 8am-4pm. Monterey Institute, McCone building, 499 Pierce St. $65; $25/student; scholarships available. 649-8252, firstname.lastname@example.org
TUESDAY 3 | 12
MARINA COAST’S FUTURE | MARINA – Marina Coast Water District invites the public to a five-year strategic planning meeting. 6:30-8:30pm. 11 Reservation Road. Free. 883-5927, www.mcwd.org.
WEDNESDAY 3 | 13
IMMIGRATION REFORM DISCUSSION | SEASIDE – Hartnell College Student Body Executive Vice President Jorge Cruz leads a community discussion on immigration reform, covering recent history, the status quo and proposals currently on the table. 7pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 236-0905, email@example.com.